Registration Opens for Commute Challenge

EUGENE, Ore. — Online registration for the 2013 Business Commute Challenge opened Monday. This annual competition gives local businesses and their employees a chance to outdo one another, by finding ways to drive less and rethink their commute. This years challenge will take place May 11-17, making competitors find an alternative route to work for … Continue reading »

Business Commute Challenge: Feeney Wireless

May 18, 2012 EUGENE, Ore. — The 2012 Business Commute Challenge wraps up Friday. All week we profiled participating businesses as they shared their ideas to reduce their carbon footprint. Here is our fifth and final business: Feeney Wireless of west Eugene.

Vision Center Looks for Commute Challenge Victory

May 17, 2012 EUGENE, Ore. — There are only two days to go in this week’s Business Commute Challenge. Local businesses are competing to reduce their carbon footprint. Here’s a look at one of those businesses — Foley Vision Center.

Business Commute Challenge: Momentive Looks for Momentum

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — We are in the thick of the Business Commute Challenge — a competition to see which local business can reduce its carbon footprint. Employees can biking, bus or carpool to work. Here is a look at the Springfield business Momentive Specialty Chemicals. This is its second year in the competition.

Businesses Support Public Transportation

By Nha Nguyen SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Two lucky winners in the Business Commute Challenge got to test their “big rig” driving skills Wednesday. Employees from Feeny Wireless and Umpqua Bank took co-workers on a ride through the parking lot. Drivers picked up passengers and even dodged people in the form of bright orange barrels. It … Continue reading »

Business Commute Challenge: Systems West Engineering

EUGENE, Ore. — All this week on KEZI 9 News, we’re profiling businesses competing in the Business Commute Challenge. One of the businesses that’s participating this year also won the challenge last year: Systems West Engineering.

Ninkasi Joins Business Business Commute Challenge

EUGENE, Ore. — The Business Commute Challenge kicks off this week. It’s a competition between locals businesses to see which can reduce its carbon footprint. Employees can bike, car pool, or take the bus to work. All this week, KEZI 9 News will profile some of the businesses competing in the challenge. Up first is … Continue reading »

Drive Less Save More Tip: Safe Routes to School

EUGENE, Ore. — All this week, we are promoting ways to drive less and save more. For you parents, one trip you might be able to eliminate is getting your kids to school. Having them walk or ride a bike to school not only cuts down on driving but promotes healthy exercise. If you’re worried … Continue reading »

Drive Less, Save More Challenge Winners: The Gough Family

EUGENE, Ore. — The winners of the Drive Less, Save More contest were crowned Tuesday. This past week, three families from our area competed to see who could drive less and save more. The grand prize winners are the Goughs: Kim, Eric, and little Everett. The Eugene family spent last week looking for every conceivable … Continue reading »

The Business Commute Challenge

By Rick Douglas EUGENE, Ore. — All this week, dozens of businesses in Lane County will compete in the annual Business Commute Challenge. The idea is to encourage employees to ride a bike of take a bus to work. The driving miles saved really add up and count toward bragging rights for the year. For … Continue reading »

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